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and is a beautiful facility but more importantly there have been new routes added from europe and south america, direct service into las vegas and that opened up 50 markets in latin america for us and las vegas particularly the cosmopolitan really resonates. dennis: surprising given the fears of global recession that you're getting international guests. when i read about the hotel-casino is almost beside the point. it gets one line in a 13 line paragraph, you have a new ice skating rink. what is going on? >> the casino is a central part of las vegas and that is why people came here and continue to come here. 80% of people to las vegas game. that is an important segment of our business. that being said, what sets casinos and hotels apart are the other amenities. for us it is the guest rooms, residential style guest room with terraces where you can step out on your terrace and engage in las vegas and on the strip in a way that can't be done in other places. in the pool district where the ice rink opened a few weeks ago sits about 100 feet above the strips to you tonight skate and looked down at t
Dec 31, 2012 1:00pm PST
, south america as well. so stand by. stay with us for complete coverage. senator john mccain told me just a little while ago even if a fiscal cliff deal is done, the battle between the white house and congressional republicans is far from over. >> i think there's going to be a whole new field of battle when the debt ceiling rolls around. >> all right. let's dig a little bit deeper with ryan lizza. he's washington correspondent for the new yorker magazine. also ali velshi our chief correspondent is joining us. deal or no deal? >> looks like from what dana is reporting, that a deal is in sight. republicans are saying they're going to have a vote tonight. looks like a deal is done. >> with the senate. >> we don't know what the house will do. and the last time john boehner tried to put something on the floor, his caucus rebelled. he'd have to let the house vote its will. >> but you agree if the president of the united states supports it, most of the house democrats will support it. so you don't need a majority of the republicans, you need a few republicans to get to that magic number of 218.
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, but why does one get accepted as the price of doing business in america, and the other seen as an outrage that needs to change public policy? >> i'm not quite sure. on the one side, there's austin and lundale, on the south side, there's rosen and inglewood. these places have up to 45% unemployment. there's a sense of hopelessness. i went to the cook county jail on christmas day morning. and about a thousand young men and women and asked, how many of you have been shot. about three quarters stood up. i asked them to engage with me in our organization, since they know where the guns are coming from, they know where the purchases are, to help us stop the gun flow, because they can only be in jail or they can only be in the graveyard. so we must use everything available to us. but they have been trying very diligently, governor emanuel, very diligently. but we know, for example, where guns are manufactured. and we know the three gun shops that surround the city. one gun shop is counseled by 30% of all murders in chicago. we cannot close that flow. in iraq, if we know where guns are manufactur
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,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and a santa to boot! [ chuckles ] right, baby. oh, sir. that is a customer. oh...sorry about that. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. >>> a bombshell announcement today on capitol hill. senator jim demint of south carolina, certainly a great champion of the tea party movement announced he's leaving the senate to become the president of one of washington's most influential conservative think tank organizations, the heritage foundation. the senator's standing by to join us live in "the situation room" in just a moment. first, let's get some background from our senior congressional correspondent dana bash joining us from capitol hill. i think it's fair to say, dana, all of us were stunned by this announcement today. >> reporter: that's right, wolf. well, senator demint had always said he was going to limit himself to two terms in the senate. but he's not even halfway throug